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Steel Structures

Code 14581
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload T(30H)/TP(30H)
Scientific area Mechanics and Structures
Entry requirements Calculus, Linear Algebra, Static, Continuous Solid Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Structures.
Mode of delivery Face-to-Face.
Work placements Not applicable to uc 10301.
Learning outcomes O1 - To have knowledge of the necessary bases for the dimensioning of steel structures
O2 - To have knowledge and interpret current regulations
O3 - To have knowledge of the section sizing methodology recommended in current regulations
O4 – Ability in the verification to ELU and ELS of steel elements subject to different types of internal forces
O5 - To have knowledge of the methodology of the sizing of connections recommended in current regulations
O6 – Ability in the dimensioning of welded and bolted connections
O7 - Recognize the problem of steel behaviour at elevated temperatures.
Syllabus C1 - Introduction to the calculation of steel structures
C2 - Analysis / calculation of steel structures
C3 - Dimensioning of structural elements
C4 - Design of connections
C5 - Design to fire
Main Bibliography - Simões, R. A. D., Manual de Dimensionamento de Estruturas Metálicas, Editor A. Lamas, CMM, 2ª Ed., Coimbra, 2007
- Simões da Silva, L. A. P. e Gervásio, H., Manual de Dimensionamento de Estruturas Metálicas – métodos avançados, A. Lamas, CMM - Coimbra, 2007.
- Faella, C., Piluso, V. and Rizzano, G., Structural steel semirigid connections: theory, design and software. CRC Press LLC, 2000.
- Reis, A. e Camotim, D., Estabilidade Estrutural, McGraw-Hill-Portugal, Lisboa, 2000.
- CEN, Eurocode 3 - Design of steel structures, Part 1-1: General rules and rules for buildings, ENV 1993-1-1, 2005.
- CEN, Eurocode 3 - Design of steel structures, Part 1-8: Design of joints, ENV 1993-1-8, 2005.
- Chen, W.F. & Lui, E.M., Structural stability - Theory and implementation, Elsevier, NY, 1987.
- Hirt, M. A. and Bez, R. – Construction Métallique, Notions Fondamentales et Méthodes de Dimensionnement, Traite de Génie Civil, vol. 10, PPUR, Lausanne, 1996.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-04-03

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